2017-18 (Sophomore): Started the year wrestling exclusively at tournaments in the 174-pound weight class ... moved up to heavyweight in December and wrestled in Bucknell's final 12 duals ... went 10-18 overall with one pin and one victory by major decision ... posted a 3-9 record in duals, including a 1-7 mark against EIWA opponents ... competed at his first EIWA Championships, going 1-2 in the 285-pound weight class ... first EIWA Championships victory was a 4-0 decision over Harvard's Angus Cowell ... placed third in the 285-pound weight class at the Lock Haven Classic (Dec. 29).
2016-17 (Freshman): Went 6-10 with three pins and one tech. fall while competing exclusively in tournaments at 165 and 174 pounds ... wrestled in five tournaments ... went 3-2 with three pins, including a first-period fall in his collegiate debut, at the Clarion Open ... had two wins at the Mat Town Open and one at the Cleveland State Open.
Before Bucknell: Member of wrestling, football and baseball teams at nearby Milton Area High School … two-time wrestling team captain … two-time first-team all-conference wrestler … two-time First Team PWCA … First Team All-State Academic Team … posted 108-47 career record … three-time sectional champion … finished fifth in the state as a senior … district and regional runner-up … helped team to District Duals Qualifier twice … football team captain as a senior … two-time First Team All-Heartland Athletic Conference for football … two-time baseball team captain … two-time all-conference selection for baseball … football and baseball teams were both two-time district runner-up … wrestled with Bison Legend Wrestling Club.
Personal: Brandon Robert Stokes … born Dec. 30, 1997 in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania … son of Bobby and Lisa Stokes … has three younger siblings, Dillon, Jacqueline and Tyler ... majoring in neuroscience.